Glos·​si·​pho·​nia | \ ˌgläsəˈfōnēə, ˌglȯs-\

Definition of Glossiphonia

: the type genus of the family Glossiphoniidae comprising common often brightly colored freshwater leeches with one or more pairs of simple eyes

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History and Etymology for Glossiphonia

New Latin, from glos- (from Greek glōssa tongue) + Latin siphon-, sipho siphon, tube + New Latin -ia (explanation), siphon

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